2) H. Lee Scott Jr. President and CEO, Wal-Mart Stores WHY: Oversees a retailing empire that has potential to dominate the world. WHAT'S AHEAD: Global expansion. Lee Scott reigns over the world's largest company. That simple fact makes Scott, a Wal-Mart insider who rose through the ranks under the guidance of Sam Walton, a very powerful individual. Scott, 53, was hired in 1979 in the transportation-trucking-logistics area where he spent 16 years. How did Scott go from working as an ...

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